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SATURDAY, JUNE 8, 1918.
7 THE CHATTANOOGA' NEWS OGLETHORPE FREEST FROM SOCIAL VICE Montgomery and Jacksonville . ' Quarantined for Soldiers. Chattanooga Open. At several of the southern military camps quarantine orders prohibit sol diers from visiting the cities without special order from the commanding: of ficer. These orders are the result of the Increase of venereal diseases among the troops. The quarantine has been put on at Montgomery, Ala., and Jacksonville, PI a., effecting Camps Sheridan , and Johnston. At both of these places all officers and enlisted men In the camps have been barred from visiting the city. In addition to these two cities this order, it Is un derstood, has been given out at sev eral other cantonments. In inquiring as to the conditions ex isting in Chattanooga and the camps located near here, the United States public health service representatives were inclined to think Saturday that the conditions were exceptionally good here. However, those in charge state that if the people fail to give the nec essary co-operation to keep Chatta nooga clean a ban will be placed on the city. One good point regarding the control of the question in Chattanooga is the establishment of the free clin ics for the treatment of such diseases. One of these has been opened in the courthouse recently while another one has been in operation for the past several months at the city hall. Ac cording to Dr. C. P. Knight, the offi cer in charge, this adds much to the control of the social evil and has been the cause of marked Improvement in this city. In the clinics he has employed spe cial trained nurses and doctors for the treatment of the hundreds of cases which are listed at the clinic every week. Dr. Knight has made every effort to bring the condition existing in Chat tanooga before the public and obtain the co-operation of the business men. He has therefore set a high standard for the sanitary and social conditions of this city. T It is understood that an Inspector sent from the department at Washing ton made a round of the cantonments investigating the venereal situation. In making his reports to the department at Washington Chattanooga stood near the top. ONE "IF" CLAUSE IN "WORK OR FIGHT" RULING GIVE BIG TASK FOR BOARDS Regulations Embracing " Unproductive " Labor Made Elastic by Specification, "Where Change From Non-productive Employ ment Would Work Disproportionate Hardship on De pendents" Problems Now Up To Draft Boards to Determine. CRIMINAL COURT TAKES UP GRIND MONDAY Criminal court will enter into a two weeks' grind Monday morning after a long rest. Judge McReynolrs, who has just returned from a week's visit to his mother in Sequatchie valley, said he wanted to clear his docket between now and September, at which time several court officials will retire from office. He requests all lawyers having cases In his court be ready for trial. All workers, at non-productive trades must shift their occupation to productive trades on or before July 1 on pain of being called before the lo cal registration chairmen and reas signed to class A-l. For days bell boys, billiard room men, clerks in stores and all the other classes set out below have been waiting with some trepidation the outcome of the famous "work op fight" legislation. This order has at last beeif received by each, of the chairmen of the local boards. The new order makes every chairman Judge of the non-productiveness of every registrant's occupa tion. No registrant need give himself any personal concern as to whether his occupation Is non-productive or not. If his occupation comes under the ban the hairman of his local board will take initiative in the matter and he will receive a printed notice to ap pear before the board and show rea son why he should be allowed to con tinue in such non-productive employ ment and why he should not be placed in class 1. Special attention should be paid to the excuses which will be accepted by the chairmen of the various boards for being allowed to remain in a non productive occupation. No Unreasonable Hardship. The Intention of this passage is to prevent unreasonable hardship on men of families in a harsh reclassi fication In these instances the chair men of the boards are the Judges of what Is or Is not unreasonable hard ship. In an Interview Saturday morn ing. Dr. W. M. Bogart, of county board No. 1, stated that the new role of acting as a judge would be a most invidious one to the chairmen. Un doubtedly many pathetic and difficult cases will be presented for their con sideration. Problem to Registrars. In re"ply to how the registrars would spot men In non-productive employ ments, Dr. Bogart stated that it was the duty of every citizen to hand In to the chairman of his hoard the names of non-productives who had not voluntarily shifted their . work. However, the very questionnaires in the hands of the chairmen will prob ably be sufficient notice to the chair men of such workers. The text of the order for this re classification is as follows: On July 1 If It is made to appear to the registration boards that a man is engaged In the following occupa tions he may be reclassified and placed in class 1: (a) Persons engaged In servine food and drink or either in public places, Including hotels and social clubs. (b) Passenger elevator operators and attendants, and door men, foot men, carriage openers and other at tendants - in clubs, hotels, stores, apartment houses, office buildings and bath houses. (c) Persons, Including ushers and other attendants, engaged and occu pied v in games, sports and amuse ments, except actual performers in legitimate concerts, operas and theat rical performances. (d) Persons employed In domestic service. (e) Sales clerks and other clerks employed in stores and other mer cantile establishments. Ths laus That Counts. These regulations may be extended from time to time to include other occupations, but, or the resent, no occupation not included in the list given above may be held by the dis trict board to be a non-productive oc cupation. The following excuses may be giv en and accepted by the local board for temporary idleness or for being engaged in a non-productive occupa tion: - (a) Sickness; (b), reasonable vaca tions; (c), temporary absence from productive employment (not to ex ceed one week)ffl (e), when a change from a non-productive to a productive employment would work a dispropor tionate hardship on the workers' de pendents. The. following list of white men from city board No. 1 will entrain for Camp Gordon, Ga., within a five-day period beginning June 24: Thos. B. Coombs. Marcus Rubin. J. B. Rose. H. S. Potter. Will Whittle. M. B, Mitchell. J. H. Kansinger. J. G. Corneilson. E. H. Ladd. F. R. Haynes. Thos. W. Cupp. Ernest Darby. F. D. Martin. J. B. Jarnagin. Edward Bundschu. B. R. GIsh. E. H. Farr. C. E. Woode. B. R. Hagood. R. D. Holt. J. C. Mostello. V. H. Rhoner. W. R. Smith. VanG. Sloan. H. H. Mason. W. B. l.ooney. J. W. Tallent. J. P. Hoge. G. D. Jakes. L. J. Eddings. O. C. Schweiger. H. G. Austin. T. E. Baskin. L. K Gill. C. T. Morrow. Harry Dykes. Jaipes Brewer. J. D. R. Foreman. J. A. Sweatt. M. D. Bean. Bart Choat. A. D. Suddarth. XV. J. Hayes. J.,M. Strahle. f. D. Griffin. N. L. Swindell. J. B. Heard. M. R. Gibson. J. B Shelton. Callie Pritchard. R. H. Childress. G. V. Herron. C. O. Shelton. Will Rodgers. W. M. Marshall. H. M. Layfleld. A. S. Green. Lee Btllingsley. Carry D. Blount W. B. Milan. R. O. Axllne. W. D. Gardenhlre. Luke Baker. C. B. Taber. Frank Rider. W. T. Dobbs. A. W. Fleck. J. J. Jacobson. 1 C. S. Thompson. P. B. Reecc. J. C. MrDermott Ike Bcnkovits. T. C. Morris. Everett Burgner. K. J. Ellington. Samuel Ginsberg. U O. Dasher. G. E. Richter. Jr. H. C. Metr.ger. John Callahan. E. D. Glaze. D. I,. Rowe. J. D. Henry. H. I. Stoner. O. R. Pannll. T. E. Fine. R. M. Mashbtirn. R. Jumper. Byron Hartman. R. N. Sloan. A. C. Gray. P. J. Wallace. G. C. Murphy. E. J. Dinkins. J. A. Suddarth. J. W. Byrnes. A H. Case. C. C. Titsworth. T. B. Morrison. J. F. Rhea. I. R. Johnson. R. F. Wilson. J. W. Ivey. H. F. Rice. O. D. Smith. J. C. Johnson. J. O. Jones. Carter Gillespie. C. O. Thompson. A. I Cottrell. ... Charles Hut sell. I M. Gallant. Sibley Allen. A. U Williams. J. A. Tabefc Tony Paradiso. I E. Wolfe. W. E. dinger. R. B. Burkhardt. C F. Murphy. John D. Dean. F, W. Ruffln. Ij. T. Schrlver. J. H. Morris. Rube O'Neal. R. M. Price. T. C. Crowder. E. R. Conner. J. A. Wooten. f. E. Barker. H. C. Richards. J. W. Jolly. J. A. Gillespie. W. N. Rather. Mike Theodore. Bob Hill. W. A. Smith. C. F. LaTuille. F. Ij. Bradley. Earl Moore. P. L. Love. H. L. Robinson. C. A. Gratzer. Fred Brown, H. B. Hoge. C. F. Jackson. , J. E. Burton. J. S. Rowe. Jacob Astor J. H. Weinsburgh A. L. Shaw. Walter Newton. T. M. Cook. James Alford. D. M. Conley. Z. H. Taylor. E. A. Farrar. A. W. Scruggs. E. B. Lockhart. C. V. Lehman. W. D. Cunningham. Clarence Hemstreet. William Robinson. Men In this list who volunteered to go to Cookevilie will be selected and taken out of this list if a call is re ceived before June 24. The following list of negroes from city board No. 1 will entrain for Camp Dodge, Dps Moines, la., during a five-day period beginning June 19: ALMOST TOTAL ECLIPSE OF SUN THIS AFTERNOON BETWEEN 5:30-6:18 Rays Will Make Myriad Crescents On the Earth Mere Man No Longer Quakes With Fear at This Celestial Phenomenon, but Realizes His Relative Insignificance in a Universe of Billions of Worlds. Fiank Shields. Will Turner. George Baker. Hiram Griffin. C. W. Richardson. William Chubs. Jakes Turner. Walter Baker. Wm. Goodman. S. P. Betts. Jacob Betts. Pink Smith. W. F. Gilliam. O. A. Ervin. W. A. Rose. William Read. Roy Espy. Harrison Nichols. Garner Thurman. Sebron-Gorley. S. Crawford. E. W. Hamilton. BenJ. Putman. Fred Cliff. Andrew Dozier. Jesse Freeman. John Turner. Erwin Clark. Jeff Osborne. J. F. Bankhead. Jesse Holt. F. Montgomery. T. Thomas. J. Nathaniel. Tobe Bennett. Joe Townsend. Robt. Manning. Avery Robinson. . Townsend. C. S. Hackney. Wm. Simmons. Homer Young. Ernest Hill. Ernest Morrell. Herbert Bonner. Emmett Steele. John Parks. Jas. Coleman. S. Johnson. Evans Drake. B. Cartwright. Lewis Houston. W. Dunsmore. W. L. Thomas. Albert Hicks. S. A. Dixon. Shelby Jordan. Rufus Freeman. A. Williams. Vaughn Evans. Ever since sunrise this -morning a total eclipse of the sun has been trav eling eastward from the Boridino Is lands, south of Japan toward the Ba hamas, where it will end at sunset. The line of this dusky shadow sweeps In an immense diagonal line across the United States, entering American territory at Aberdeen, Wash., at 1:65 p.m. and ending at the tip of Florida at 8:41 p.m. The line oi totality will be fifty miles wide, while that of Beml-totallty will extend for 150 miles. Scientists from the naval observatory in Wash ington have completed arrangements to observe the eclipse and have sent a delegation of five to the observatory at Baker, Ore., where there will be a total eclipse for 117 seconds. Other stations have been established along the line to be followed by the eclipse, and the scientists have hopes that the phenomena will assist in solving prob lems which have been under discus sion. An odd feature is that the eclipse will last two minutes in Washington and only forty-five seconds in Florida. The eclipse is only partial in Ten nessee. In Chattanooga it will begin at 5:34 p.m., local time, reach its max imum at 6:35 p.m. and end at 7:31 p.m. At the maximum nine-tenths of the sun will be covered. The shadow of the moon will appear on the west limb of the sun and may be seen through a smoked glass. Sun's Rays a Crescent. Observers in this locality will see a dimming of the sunlight, and, if they are under a leafy tree, they will no tice that the sunshine falling on the ground through the leaves draws in numerable crescents, Instead of the or dinary round splotch. These are im ages of the sun produced by the small openings of the leaves that give a pin hole camera effect. The real pin-hole camera may be tried by taking a sheet of paper, mak ing a pin hole in it and allowing a sin gle ray of light to fall through the hole onto another paper. The light will form a bright crescent. In the field of complete eclipse a most wonderfud solar spectacle will be visible. Black night will gradually usurp the day; the stars come out. Around the rim of the blotted sun play fiery streamers, as though It struggled against the black incubus of the moon. So vast Is this rim of boiling bright ness that the licking conflagration will fill with fire the whole path of the Logan Downs. P. Scott. O. M. Simmons. Geo. Basham. Chas. Davenport. Sylvester Grant. B. S. Green. J. H. Elder. V. Fredericks. Conway Bayless. Dock Tldwell. L. Lee Graham. Frank Hawkins. Chas. Milner. John White. Isham Dykes. moon around the earth. In those tongues of flame the earth would shrivel like a gnat. For the awful min ute of totality, human beings may real ise that they are but atoms of pro toplasm on a bit of mould circling through space; ephemerae, existing for the beat of a bird's wing, amid the end less swing of the universe. And then the shadow drifts away, the great source of light loses Its mighty awe and becomes once again the genial noontide sun of June day, and men stretch themselves with a long breath and resume their little im portances. Back in the twilight ages of the world superstitious mon tnvested each recurring solar eclipse with terrors. The Chinese fancied it a dragon swal lowing the fountain of light. In Julius Caesar. Shakespeare presages his trag edy with the gloomy implications of an eclipse. In Pepy's diary mention Is made of such premonitions before the great fire of London. The Middle Ages trembled at every astronomical phe nomenon. Today man is much wiser. He knows it all signifies nothing; and yet and yet the mightiest war of mankind Is filling the earth with destruction; kingdoms are falling, empires reeling. CAPT. MULHOLLAND LECTURES ON WAR Past Prex of Rotary Clubs of World Describes Military and Civilian Europe. W. S. PALMER HEADS MAGMLL-PLMER CO. In Reorganization of Firm V. B. Prater Vice-President. . L. J. Crouch Secretary. i At a recent meeting rf th stock holders and directors of the Magill Palmer Hardware company, Walter 8. Palmer was elected president, succeed ing the late Charles S. Magiii, who be came president of the concern at the time of its erorganizatlon and the con solidation of the retail store of ths Palmer Hardware company, which be came the Maglll-Palmer company. In the reorganization of the personnel, ef fective from June 1, Vernon B. Prater becomes vice-president and sales man ager, while Ij. J. Chouch was elected to the office of secretary and treasurer. The newly-elected president, W. S. Palmer, has been identified with the company for some time, although not actively. He is at the head of the Palmer Clothing company. Vernon B. Prater, the newly-elected vice-president, hns been connected with the O. B. Andrews Box company as sales manager. L. J. Crouch, who was elected secretary and treasurer, has been with the Magill company for mors than twelve years. He started with the concern as office boy, gradually working himself up through various positions, and as a result of his loyal work and close attention to the affairs of the company he was elected to the. responsible office In connection with which ha will manage the company's affairs. Much Interest is being sliown here in the coming of Capt. Frank Mulhol land to lecture at the Chautauqua on Monday night on "Bringlg Home the War." Capt. Mulholland, who is past president of the Rotary Clubs of the World, has Just returned from an In vestigating tour of France and Eng land, under the auspices of the Ameri can Red Cross. He visited the front line trenches and also made a study of civilian conditions. He was In Paris during its initial bombardmen. by the famous long-range gun of the Germans. NEGRO MERCHANTS JOIN IN SALE THRIFT STAMPS The meeting of the colored retail merchants of Chnttanooga last night for the purpose of promoting the Bales of war savings stamps was a complete success. Ail were enthusiastic and it is expected that much will be accom plished by them. In many of the towns the colored merchants nre not asked to share in this great drive, but the Chattanooga merchants have extend"d the field here upon the assurance of a general willingness to co-operate. Mr. Adolph Mathls, state organizer of retail merchants for the sale of war savings stamps, states that the detail merchants nil over the state are lining tip for the organized work of selling thrift stamps, and that interest grows dally. Every town, hamlet and city In Ten nessee has a representative of this or ganization who is organizing the other merchants of the town. Already 250 ! towns nre enrolled and others are com ing In every day. The little town of Jackson has sent in the best report of the sales of stamps, in proportion to its population, of any town in the state. LOCAL PLUMBERS FORM WAR SAVINGS SOCIETY At the regular meeting Friday night of the Plumbers' and Steamfittcrs' as sociation, the organization was formed Into a war savings society, to he known as the "Plumbers' War Savings society." Kvery member present prom ised to buy either a thrift stamp per day or a war savings stamp every month. DRAFT BOARD TO EXAMINE SIX MEN NEXT TUESDAY Six men are to be called before Dr. Bogart's hoard for physical examina tion at K a.m. Tuesday, Juno 11. These men will be part of the number who entrain for Cnmp Gordon on June S4. They nre: . John Franklin Lasloy, Sam uel Gibson, John F.vely Upton, Hud Franklin Jones. William Sherman Phil Hps, Charles Vandergrift. A "(GkDHLMfl Csse Us MOT ai LunxniFy AG AH The Mormon The Marmon is the premier of America's character cars. There is nothing left off which will add to their distinctiveness. Even the minutest detail of finish is worked out with scrupulous care. America's master au tomobile builders personally supervise every minute of labor employed in the manufac ture of the Marmon. We are now making a special showing of the most popular of the Marmon models the Club Roadster. One finished in Havana Brown, another in Fog Gray. We want you to come in and see these two cars note their roominess for roadster type see their luxurious upholstering inspect their powerful motor plants. We are also showing other models of this aristocratic car all living up to the standard . of Marmon exclusiveness. NOTE These cars were shipped in and not driven overland. JN these exciting times when everything is car ried on under the highest tension, the need for recreation after business hours is keenly felt. Sports are too strenuous walking is tire somestreet car riding s not satisfactory in door amusements are not exhilarating. The au tomobilea BUICK or a MARMON solves the problem. In the hottest weather an automobile ride is cooling and re freshing it stirs up the circulation it invigorates. After the evening meal take an automobile ride. You will corrie home rested and feeling fine you will enjoy a good night's rest and feel better fitted to wrestle with the problems that the new day brings forth. We will be glad to demonstrate and prove our argument to anyone interested or contemplating the purchase of a good car. Then, too. Traveling by automobile if it is a good one is less expen sive than traveling by rail. And beginning Monday passenger rates will be advanced one-third! As an example: A party of seven recently made the round trip to Atlanta from Chattanooga in a seven-passenger car at a total cost of $6.75.! Another thing: Your Government needs all the passenger equipment for the transportation of soldiers it discourages all travel that is not absolutely necessary. Therefore, you are really doing a patriotic act by using automobile transportation in preference to the railroad. The Buick !t The Buickis a high quality but not a high price car. Trie enormous quantity produc tion of this celebrated car keeps the quality standard up to America's foremost cars, but keeps the price down to an extremely low level. Buick cars are the product of scientific re search for the best at a non-prohibitive price. Their instantaneous acceptance by the public is proof of the attainment of the end sought. Buick cars are built right. They embody the principles of the most advanced inven tions in motor car construction. Buick cars are made in a wide range of models to suit the convenience of the individ ual purchaser. ' If you are thinking of buying a car, do not hesitate to ask us to demonstrate the Buick. NOTE These cars were shipped in and net driven overland. lardwickBuick Co., Distributors, Marmon Buick Motor Cars L